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Jamestown True Luo Fiasco Analysis
JAMESTOWN WAS A FIASCO

I feel with reading both sides of the argument I still have to agree with Morgan and saying that Jamestown was a true Lupe fiasco. The mistakes made by the early settlers at Jamestown, which threatened their survival. In fact the first day that the Europeans came over and the Indians of the Cape Henry region, when they found a party of twenty or thirty strangers walking around on their territory, drove them back to the ships they came on so there first in counter with the new world natives was not great. Also \they didn’t harvest for themselves, but rely on Indians. During the winter of 1609-10, things could have been better, yet 500 settlers were starving from lack of harvesting. The result
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Also, Indians gave them trouble time to time. What Captain Christopher Newport did as soon as he landed was building a fort and trying to make friends with Indians. Yet, when he came back, he found that two hundred of Powhatan’s warriors had attacked the fort. Even afterward, uneasiness with Indians continues throughout. Nonetheless, important thing to notice is that many mistakes of settlers are offspring of the poor organization and direction of the colony. The way leaders were picked didn’t help the colony, not to mention that the council members spent most of their time bickering and intriguing against one another. Later, John Smith came to rescue by putting people to work, but that changed again when the Virginia Company came to take over. Smith’s confidence in him self and his willingness to act while other talked over came most of the handicaps imposed by the feeble frame of government. It was smith who kept the colony going those years. But in doing so he dealt more decisively with the Indians than with his own quarreling countrymen, and he gave Initial turn to the colony’s Indian relations that was not quite what the company had

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